Dialogues for beginners
Narrator: Randall Benton & Barbara Dawson
Matt & Caryl Auckerman (USA)
- Hello. My name's Pete. What's yours?
- Nice name. I like it very much.
- Thank you. You name's good, too.
- It was nice meeting you.
- Thanks. It was nice meeting you.
- What's the date today, I wonder?
- Sunday, the 8th of March.
- What is it famous for?
- Don't you know? It's International Women's Day.
- Are lessons over?
- Yes, they are.
- Where're you going? Home?
- No, to the pictures. My friend's waiting for me there.
- Good luck, then. Good bye.
- Well, I'm off. See you later.
- Have you got any hobbies? I have. I like English.
- So do I.
- Do you read much?
- Yes, because I want to know English well.
- Oh, let's talk English for a bit.
- No objections to it.
- Oh, dear, hurry up!
- I'm trying to.
- Well, come on. It's your first day at school.
- Do you want to be late?
- I'm ready now.
- Off we go!
- I don't think English is easy.
- Why do you think so?
- Because I have to work hard learning a lot by heart.
- I'm going to be an English language teacher.
- For a number of reasons.
- What reasons, I wonder?
- The main one is I like English.
- What do you think the best sort of job is?
- Engineering, I think.
- I like medicine.
- To my mind the best one is the one you like the most.
- I say, where're you going?
- To school, as you see.
- Why so early, I wonder? It's only 12 o'clock now.
- That's right, but I'm on duty, you know.